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Wright, James

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  • Name Wright, James 
    Born 1838  Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 01 Jul 1870  Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 18 Jun 1880  Mayfield, Marathon Twp., Lapeer Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 07 Jun 1900  Clam Lake Twp., Wexford Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I595  VANVALKENBURGH
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2020 

    Family 1 Van, Mary,   b. 1842, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 07 Jan 1868  Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Wright, James William,   b. 10 Jan 1869, Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     2. Wright, Edward G.,   b. 24 Jul 1870, Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1935, Duluth, St. Louis Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [Natural]
     3. Wright, Rhoda,   b. 1872, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
    Family ID F204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 McAdam, Cynthia,   b. 1854, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 30 Mar 1879  Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 01 Jul 1870 - Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Mar 1879 - Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    'County Marriage Registers of Ontario, 1858-1869: Wellington Co.', by Elizabeth Hancocks C.G, Generation Press 
    "County Marriage Registers of Ontario, 1858-1869: Wellington Co.", by Elizabeth Hancocks C.G, Generation Press 

    Various VV record transcripts, as sources.
    MARRIAGE REGISTER - James Wright--Mary VanValkingberg-07 Jan 1868
    MARRIAGE REGISTER - James Wright--Mary VanValkingberg-07 Jan 1868

    The marriage took place at Caledon Township, at that time in Wellington County.

    James Wright was already residing in Flint, Michigan.

  • Sources 
    1. [S149] CENSUS-1870-Genessee-Michigan-VVMary-Wright, "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHHJ-YX8), James Wright, Michigan, United States; citing p. 11, family 85, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 552170.

      Flint City, Genesee Co., Michigan

      James Wright, 33 b. 1837 Scotland, works in saw mill
      Mary Wright, 23 b. 1847, U. Canada
      James, 6 b. 1864 U. Canada

      [many others on the census page worked in a saw mill, and the family is living with three other mill workers]


    2. [S150] CENSUS-1880-Lapeer-Michigan-WrightJames, "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWSL-NZM), James Wright, 1880.

      Mayfield, Lapeer Co., Michigan

      James Wright, 43 b. Scotland, both parents b. Scotland, works in saw mill
      Cynthia Wright, 26 b. Scotland, both parents b. Scotland
      James, 15 b. Canada, father b. Scotland, mother b. Canada, works in saw mill
      Edward, 10 b. Michigan, father b. Scotland, mother b. Canada
      Rhoda, 8 b. Michigan, father b. Scotland, mother b. Canada

      [James Wright now remarried to Cynthia McAdam. Rhoda's mother was b. Canada so she is the daughter of first wife Mary Van.]

    3. [S151] CENSUS-1900-Wexford-Michigan-WrightJames-sonWrightJamesW, "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M918-HK7), James V Wright, 1900.

      Clam Lake Twp., Wexford Co., Michigan

      James V. Wright, 36 b. Jul 1864 Canada Eng, father b. Scotland, mother b. Canada
      Anna Wright, 35 b. Jun 1865 Germany
      Franziska, 13 b. May 1887 Michigan
      Anna, 12 b. Aug 1888 Michigan
      Olga (f), 10 b. Feb 1890 Michigan
      George, 9 b. Nov 1891 Michigan
      Frank, 5 b. Nov 1895 Michigan
      [the next household, believed to be the father of James V. Wright:]
      James Wright, 63 b. Mar 1837 Scotland, both p. born Scotland

      [James V. Wright (the younger) states year of immigration to the US to be 1868 and is naturalized. James Wright (elder) states year of immigration to US to be 1864 and is naturalized.]